Equimax Oral Gel for Horses [active ingredients: Ivermectin & Praziquantel] (POM-VPS)
Equimax is an all-in-one, combination wormer capable of treating multiple-species infestations, including roundworms, tapeworms and bots, and is the only product registered to treat all three species of equine tapeworm. One gel is sufficient to treat a horse up to 700kg, if you horse is bigger than this you will need another gel, or use the Equimax tabs which treat up to 800kg. This product should be used in spring and autumn alongside Eraquell or another Ivermectin wormer in the summer. We also recommend incorporating a worm count kit in summer - Please contact us for help with your worming plan. For more information on when to worm your horse, please read our Confused About Worming? article, written by our in-house SQP.
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Equimax is a combination horse wormer, containing ivermectin and praziquantel, for the treatment and control of important internal parasites, including roundworms, bots and all three species of tapeworm.Why use Equimax?
- Equimax easy-to-use syringes are designed to treat up to 700kg bodyweight (more than most other wormers).
- Equimax combines ivermectin and praziquantel to treat roundworms, bots, pinworms and three species of tapeworms.
- Using Equimax in spring and autumn treats all of these parasites in a single dose, making worming more simple and cost effective whilst helping to reduce the risk of resistance.
- Large Strongyles
- Small Strongyles (adults)
- Intestinal Threadworms
- Large-mouth stomach worms
- Neck threadworm
- Stomach bots
|Suitable for use during pregnancy?||Suitable for mares at any stage of pregnancy and lactation|
|Complies with Jockey Club/ FEI Rules||Yes|
|Warnings||Toxic to dogs and cats, extremely dangerous to fish and aquatic organisms. Please read entire package insert before use.|
|Suitable for Donkeys||No|
|My Horse Is...||Pregnant|
|Instructions for use||Equimax oral gel for horses is given by mouth at the recommended dose rate. The first syringe division delivers sufficient paste to treat 100kg of bodyweight. Each subsequent division delivers sufficient paste to treat 50kg of bodyweight. The syringe delivers sufficient paste to treat 700kg bodyweight at the recommended dose rate.
The horse’s weight should be accurately determined to ensure use of the correct dose of product. Use of a scale or weigh tape is recommended to ensure accurate dosing.
Before administration adjust the syringe to the calculated dosage by setting the ring on the plunger.
The animal’s mouth must be free of food. The syringe should be placed between the front and back teeth and the paste deposited at the base of the tongue. Immediately elevate the head for a few seconds to ensure that the product is swallowed.
Treatment is recommended at least twice a year, in spring and autumn. Use alongside Eraquell in summer to provide all year round protection from intestinal parasites.
|How long will it last (days)?||Will treat one horse up to 700kg.|
|Ingredients Label||Ivermectin and Praziquantel|
|Legal Category||POM-VPS (Prescription-only medicine). Please answer the questions on the previous page.|
|Unsure about worming?||If you have any questions about worming your horse please do not hesitate to contact Hannah, our SQP, on 01995 671787 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Treats up to...||700kg|
|Adverse Reaction||If your horse has had an adverse reaction to this, or any other wormer, please fill in the VMD Adverse Event Form|
|Wormer Information||For the latest, up to date information about Equimax, please see the NOAH Compendium|
|Parasites Treated||Diptera Larvae (Gasterophilus), Roundworm (Parascaris), Tapeworm (A.magna), Tapeworm (A.perfoliata), Tapeworm (All species), Hairworms (Trichostrongylus), Large Redworm (Large Strongyles), Lungworm (D.arnfeldi), Pinworm (Oxyuris), Small Redworm (Adult Stage), Stomach worms (H.muscae), Threadworm|
|Active Ingredient||Ivermectin (18.7mg/g), Praziquantel (140.3mg/g)|